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Meaning of RINGING

Pronunciation:  r'inging

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  having the character of a loud deep sound; the quality of being resonant
  2. [n]  the giving of a ring as a token of engagement
  3. [n]  the sound of a bell ringing; "the distinctive ring of the church bell"; "the ringing of the telephone"; "the tintinnabulation that so volumnously swells from the ringing and the dinging of the bells"--E. A. Poe
  4. [adj]  having a tendency to reverberate or be repeatedly reflected; "a reverberant room"; "the reverberant booms of cannon"

RINGING is a 7 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: bright, brilliant, clinking, echoing(a), hollow, jingling, jingly, live(a), plangency, reechoing, resonance, resonant, resonating, resounding, reverberance, reverberant, reverberating, reverberative, ring, rolling, sonority, sonorousness, tinkling, tinkly, tintinnabulation, vibrancy
 Antonyms: nonresonant, unreverberant
 See Also: bell ringing, betrothal, engagement, quality, sound, timber, timbre, tone, troth



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
a & n. from {Ring}, v.

{Ringing engine}, a simple form of pile driver in which the
   monkey is lifted by men pulling on ropes.